Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet(r) organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognizedeach year as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.
Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
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The Clinical Lead NA's is a role developed to work in coordination with the nursing leadership in an assigned unit or department to ensure the work is accomplished effectively.
First line support for staff, physicians and other related providers on service- specific clinical issues.
Generally a long-term role, requiring clinical and interpersonal skills.
Collaborates with the manager on clinical and non-clinical issues (employee relations, individual behaviors, physician relationships, etc.).
Support for the unit/department/service when the manager is unavailable.
Responsible for supervising, directing, coaching and mentoring their assigned core group of staff.
Work Performed Duties and responsibilities
Include all those required of the CN IV
Plan and coordinate clinical requirements for staff and ensure that all CBO and CBE requirements for staff are current.
Plan and assist with coordination of unit staff schedules and submit for manager approval.
Coordinate clinical requirements with staff regarding equipment and supplies.
Consult with preceptors and orientees on a regular basis to provide support and determine how orientation should proceed on an individual basis.
Collaborate with the manager for issue resolutions and projects to improve work flow processes throughout the department utilizing a proactive approach.
Collaborate with different departments (pharmacy, radiology, lab, registration) to resolve issues and improve work flow processes throughout the department.
Collaborate with the nurse managers in the interview process for new applicants.
Mentor/coach staff to enhance their professional development. Assesses the performance of assigned new hires and orientees including entry level nurses, nursing care assistants and health unit coordinators; provides ongoing feedback and coaching.
Understand and communicate potential clinical equipment or supply issues to appro- priate team members (Materials, Biomed, Sterile Processing, etc).
Mentor and monitor the preceptors for all new employees.
Provide clinical/education updates and skill check-offs to entire staff on a regular basis.
Provides immediate support and education on policy, procedures, equipment and supplies.
Responsible for learning, implementing and teaching new technology/procedures
Demonstrates awareness of current problems and basic plan for all patients within assigned area.
Provides clinical consultation and guidance as needed to facilitate patient care.
Gives assistance and/or direction to staff to facilitate quality patient flow. Assess staffing nee ds according to workload and staff competency; Re-assigns and adjusts staffing based upon patient care needs.
Delegates responsibilities within the scope of practice and validated competencies in order to meet the workload demands of the shift.
Facilitates assignments that support learning for the orientee or nurse learner. input into decision-making, resolution of conflict, and collegiality among all health team members.
Communicates in an effective, professional manner.
Facilitates staff performance audit s related to attitude, team performance, The Joint Commission, DFS Standards and SCIP initiatives.
Reviews and comments on forwarded SRSs related to their team or shift. Facilitates and encourages staff participation in departmental and hospital committee and council meetings.
Promotes an atmosphere of open communication that facilitates staff Attends departmental and hospital committee meetings as assigned.
Coordinates, facilitates, participates and directs departmental projects with follow-through and appropriate follow-up.
Other projects and duties as directed by the department managers.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge
scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse and nursing care assistant
Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedure.
Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their families
Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others
Teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care
Use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up. Use fine motor skills
Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements designated by work area
Record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status
Use computer and learn new software programs Able to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients
Able to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds
Remain focused and organized
Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients
Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing required.
Three years of experience in nursing practice. Selected candidates must meet the Clinical Ladder requirements for CN III within one year of appointment.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN license in the State of North Carolina. BCLS certification is required.
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